State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 13, 2014
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2637: A bill for an act relating to human services; prohibiting the use of prior authorization for specified dental services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hawj and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2638: A bill for an act relating to housing; creating the Housing Opportunities Made Equitable (HOME) pilot project; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Latz and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2639: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting persons subject to domestic violence restraining orders from possessing weapons; requiring persons convicted of domestic violence offenses to surrender their firearms while they are prohibited from possessing firearms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 260C.201, subdivision 3; 518B.01, subdivision 6; 609.2242, subdivision 3; 609.749, subdivision 8; 624.713, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dibble, Dahle and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2640: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for grants to the Minnesota Centers for Independent Living.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2641: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying interest rate and postretirement adjustment rate actuarial assumptions; replacing an implicit postretirement adjustment rate actuarial assumption with an explicit actuarial assumption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 356.215, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 356.415, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Pappas and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2642: A bill for an act relating to gambling; making clarifying, conforming, and technical changes relating to lawful gambling; modifying games, prizes, and regulatory provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 349.12, subdivision 18, by adding a subdivision; 349.16, by adding a subdivision; 349.163, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 349.1635, subdivision 4; 349.17, subdivisions 5, 6, 9; 349.1711, subdivisions 1, 2; 349.1721, subdivision 4; 349.173; 349.181, subdivision 3; 349.19, subdivision 11; 349.211, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, by adding a subdivision; 349.2127, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 349.19, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 349.169; 349.19, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2643: A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions for adequate care requirement; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 144A.04, subdivision 7; 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2644: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing an intensive care category for in-home nursing services; increasing payment rates for in-home nursing services; changing terminology and providing a revisor's instruction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.0654, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2645: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring annual reports on nursing personnel care levels in medical clinics; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dahle, Torres Ray, Wiger and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2646: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying testing requirements related to teacher licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 122A.09, subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivision 2; 122A.23, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pappas, Torres Ray, Wiger, Hayden and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2647: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for programs to promote healthy relationships and sexual development; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 121A.23.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2648: A bill for an act relating to public safety; traffic regulations; prohibiting handheld use of wireless communications devices while a vehicle is in motion or part of traffic; establishing fines and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 169.475, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2649: A bill for an act relating to public safety; motor vehicles; authorizing an "Operation Just Cause" special veterans license plate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 168.123, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 168.123, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2650: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water infrastructure in the city of Cold Spring; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Weber, Dahms and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2651: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; repealing assessor accreditation requirement; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 270C.9901.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Metzen, Housley, Tomassoni, Dziedzic and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2652: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mighty Ducks grants; providing for indoor air quality improvements and elimination of R-22 in ice facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 240A.09.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scalze, Rest, Sieben and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2653: A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying provisions regarding power plant carbon dioxide emissions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 216H.03, subdivisions 2, 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Scalze and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2654: A bill for an act relating to state government; making technical changes affecting the Minnesota Historical Society; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 3.732, subdivision 1; 43A.24, subdivision 2; 138.081, subdivision 2; 138.662, subdivision 21, by adding subdivisions; 138.94; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 138.662, subdivisions 4, 34.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2655: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an operating payment rate adjustment for a group of nursing facilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2656: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to the Southwest Initiative Foundation.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2657: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; appropriating money for segments on marked Trunk Highway 23.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2658: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing uniform public assistance program eligibility and verification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 254B.04, subdivision 3; 256D.02, subdivisions 8, 12; 256D.05, subdivision 5; 256D.06, subdivision 1; 256D.08, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 256D.10; 256D.405, subdivisions 1, 3; 256D.425, subdivision 2; 256I.03, by adding a subdivision; 256I.04, subdivision 1; 256J.08, subdivisions 47, 57, 83, by adding a subdivision; 256J.10; 256J.21, subdivision 4; 256J.30, subdivision 4; 256J.32, subdivision 1; 256J.33, subdivision 2; 256J.37, as amended; 256J.425, subdivisions 1, 7; 256J.95, subdivisions 8, 9, 10; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 256J.21, subdivision 3; 256J.30, subdivision 9; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256P; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 256D.06, subdivision 1b; 256D.08, subdivision 2; 256D.405, subdivisions 1a, 2; 256J.08, subdivisions 42, 55a, 82a; 256J.20; 256J.24, subdivision 9; 256J.32, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5a, 6, 7, 7a, 8; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256J.08, subdivision 24.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Johnson, Pappas, Hawj, Hoffman and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2659: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating a task force on establishing culturally and linguistically accessible resources for Asian-Pacific women and their children seeking independence from exploitative, abusive, and dangerous circumstances; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Sheran and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 2660: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying nonemergency medical transportation services provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.0625, subdivisions 17a, 18a, 18b, 18c, 18d, 18g; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivisions 17, 18e; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 18f.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Tomassoni and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2661: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exception to disqualification from working in human services licensed programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 245C.14, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 2662: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the legislative auditor to examine results of efficiencies adopted by the Department of Transportation and Metropolitan Council; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 3.972, by adding subdivisions; 174.56, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Bakk and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2663: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying disability-related angling and hunting licenses and special permit provisions; providing for designations on a driver's license and Minnesota identification card; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 97A.441, subdivisions 1, 5; 97B.031, subdivision 5; 97B.055, subdivision 3; 97B.106, subdivision 1; 97B.111, subdivision 1; 171.07, subdivision 15, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 97A.441, subdivisions 6, 6a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2664: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation and relocation of the Milford Town Hall; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dahms, Weber and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2665: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation in Area II of the Minnesota River Basin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eaton, Marty, Hayden and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2666: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the effective date of the MFIP housing assistance grant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256J.35.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eaton, Marty, Hayden and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2667: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the effective date of the repeal of the MFIP family cap; amending Laws 2013, chapter 108, article 3, section 48.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dahle, Hoffman, Johnson and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2668: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain charter school provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivisions 4, 6a, 8, 9, 17a, 17b.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Schmit, Ingebrigtsen, Scalze, Pratt and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2669: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for wildlife management area and aquatic management area acquisition, development, and improvement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Eken, Dahle and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2670: A bill for an act relating to state government; including nonprofit organizations under definition of vendor and designation of procurements from small businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 16C.02, subdivision 21; 16C.16, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Westrom, Ingebrigtsen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2671: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying group residential housing agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256I.04, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dibble and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 2672: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating funds from the fire safety account; authorizing the fire service advisory committee to continue indefinitely; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 299F.012, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2673: A bill for an act relating to debt collection; regulating debt buyers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 332.31, subdivisions 3, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2674: A bill for an act relating to education finance; simplifying the registration process for certain recipients of early learning scholarships; clarifying the payment process for certain program providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 124D.165, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jensen, Tomassoni and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2675: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; removing food service requirements for alcohol service; changing requirements on service of spirits; allowing on-sale use of infused beverages and cocktails; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 340A.404, subdivision 5; 340A.508, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Dziedzic, Anderson, Hawj, Tomassoni and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2676: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for extended employment services for persons with severe disabilities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.